RAID Lv 1: Grub fails to install!
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On 06/03/12 16:06, oxy wrote:
> the motherboard ASUS P8Z68-V LE offers a RAID option.
This is what's often referred to as "FakeRAID". The motherboard doesn't
really do the RAID at all, it's done in software (usually in Windows)
but the driver. It's pretty awful as it goes.
> I setup
> RAID1 there (2 discs) and installed Ubu 11.10. Went fine till the end,
> when Grub failed to install (it was trying on a /dev/sda device, non-existent
> because it was inside the RAID). The installer asks for an alternative
> point and i tell the RAID device that was given as one of the options.
> Installation continues (default partitioning) till the end, I boot the
> system and
> ... black screen!
I'd consider using the alternate CD and using Linux MD RAID which is
also software RAID but much better than the awful FakeRAID on your
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